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Sports
Sports

Lady Monarchs get win over C.E. Murray

Congratulations to Coach Darren Mazyck, Jeffrey Addison and the Lady Manning High School Varsity Monarchs on their win against CE Murray 53 to 16!
Sports

LMA players prepare for SCISA North/South game

The South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA) yearly All-Stars North vs. South game will take place tonight at Heathwood Hall in Columbia. 
Sports

East Clarendon High School Athletics branch out

The East Clarendon Wolverines Athletics Department has recently branched out with an additional sport. The very first East Clarendon wrestling team made their debut this week.  Team …
Obituaries
Barbara Anne Dantzler Ardis, 92, widow of Herman Edward Ardis, died Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett, Tennessee. Born August 10, 1927, in Florence, she was a daughter …
Philip Tracy Stephen, 58, husband of Deana McQueary-Stephen, died Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at his home. Born April 17, 1961, in Washington, D.C., he was a son of Lillian “Les” …
FLORENCE – Michael Ray “Mike” Cantey, 61, died Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at his home. Born September 17, 1958, in Manning, he was a son of the late James Franklin Cantey, Sr. and the late Vela Mae Floyd Cantey. He is survived by a …
SUMTER – Jessie Thomas “Tommy” Tucker, 67, died Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at his home. Born December 22, 1951, in Manning, he was a son of the late William James Tucker and the late Rotha Mae Richburg Tucker. He was a retired paint …

Opinion
I heard a message in church yesterday morning that reminded me of a particular client when I lived in Texas.
Nothing brings families in the Pee Dee together like the changing of seasons and the holidays. The woods have become not just tolerable but also inviting for passing time in a deer stand or watching the sunrise from a duck blind.
My siblings and I grew up in the environment of a country store. I don’t know how my parents managed the long hours we were open for business.
When I was a senior in high school, the seniors could have lunch off campus, what a treat. Four of us would pile into a friend’s VW bug and head to McDonalds. What could be better than a pack of French fries and a large orange drink?
CRIME
Breaking News

Police look for suspect in Kingstree Roses Shooting

Police reported a recent shooting at Roses on Williamsburg County Highway in Kingstree.  Police have currently stated that there is one person dead and that they are looking for more than one …
Marine Murder

Ex-Marine murder suspect ditched car in Clarendon County, returned to Virginia

A 22-year-old Marine on the run and wanted for murder in Virginia stayed at Elliott’s Landing in Clarendon County before and after the alleged killing. Michael Alexander Brown also faces a …

Turbeville prison guard charged with bringing contraband into prison

A Turbeville Correctional Institution guard faces unemployment and criminal charges as of Friday after allegedly bringing cigarettes and rolling papers into the prison. The state Department of Corrections Police Service conducted a lawful search …